How Do I Enable an App-Specific Password for my iCloud Account?

As of June 15th 2017, Apple requires iCloud users (@icloud.com, @me.com, or @mac.com) to generate an app-specific password to sign into their accounts on TypeApp. In order to generate the app-specific password, Two Factor Authentication (2FA) must first be enabled. To enable 2FA, please follow the steps below: 1. Go to My Apple ID – https://appleid.apple.com/account/home 2. Select Manage […]

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Yahoo OAuth – Update Authentication

During 2016 Yahoo rolled out OAuth 2.0 – a new superior way to authenticate and we are happy they joined Gmail & Outlook to support this secure authentication standard. TypeApp is fully compliant with this standard, so if you have received an email from Yahoo regarding this, or have received a notification within TypeApp, we suggest […]

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Yahoo 2-Step Verification Login

You will be happy to know that Yahoo has a feature to allow you to login to  in case you have 2-step verification enabled! This will let you know about generating an ‘App Password’ which you can use to set up your account using this generated app password. Follow Step by Step Instructions below the […]

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How to Change the Password for my Gmail/Outlook Account?

For OAuth providers like Gmail / Outlook, we do not have the password to enhance your privacy, you will need to do this by using More (o o o) | Various Account Settings | Tap Account | Edit Account | Remove Account and then re-add the account using Accounts | Add Account. It will take you to your provider OAuth […]

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Which Mail Address to use for iCloud? How to Configure iCloud?

To log into iCloud from TypeApp, you need to use your Apple ID iCloud email address, e.g. user@me.com or user@icloud.com or whichever mail was granted to you by Apple. Note: If you currently use a legacy account (user@me.com or user@mac.com) and experience your account being locked out, you may need to add your email as […]

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How to use Two-Step-Verification?

When you choose a Gmail account for which 2-step-verification was enabled, we will first take you to the authentication screen for your username and password, and follow this with your 6 digit token (e.g. from your Google Authenticator App). Only if you successfully enter the right credentials for both, will you be able to add the […]

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